Chinese Crocodile Lizard: Shinisaurus Crocodilurus
Distribution and Habitat
The Chinese crocodile lizard can be found throughout parts of China and Vietnam.
The Chinese crocodile, a semi-aquatic species, inhabits pools of shallow slow moving water covered by vines and vegetation.
The Chinese crocodile lizard varies in color greatly though has a 2 distinct enlarged ridges of scales running down to the ends of their tail.
The Chinese crocodile lizard is known to many as “lizard of great sleepiness” due to its lengthy and frequent “metabolic pauses.”